by Jacob Yount When sourcing new vendors, you may come across certain signs that raise flags concerning the vendor’s capabilities. Here is a brief list of signs, that although may look concerning, are not necessarily indications of a bad supplier.
by Mike Bellamy Cindy in Australia writes: I have seen some of your seminars which mention I should get the “Chop” on my POs (Purchase Orders). Now that I have my bilingual PO in place (thanks to your advice). How do I get the “Chop” on my PO? How does this work? At what stage […]
By Mike Bellamy Hello, I’m Mike Bellamy, founder of PassageMaker Sourcing Solutions and blogger at www.ChinaSourcingInfo.org. I’ve been living in China full time now for over 12 years, and it is my pleasure to offer in this short video, some tips about how to recognize and avoid a common scam in China.
By Mike Bellamy Buying direct from China is not for everybody. This Q&A helps manage expectations.
by Michael Whelan via Andrew Hupert China is a unique place with a culture, especially its business culture, that continues to confound western business people no end, and not just in obvious ways. There is nuance too. Whatever ethical norms you’ve come to expect, they don’t apply in China. Why should they?